FALL & WINTER NEWSLETTER

The Fall and Winter Newsletter is now available online. This time we have an article by our Oblate Liz Langeland on pilgrimage, in which she speaks about her pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela in Spain last year. In these… Read More

FEBRUARY NEWSLETTER

The current issue of the Priory Newsletter is now available online. It includes news about the Sisters and information about programs, retreats and workshops at the Priory Spirituality Center. Be sure to take a look!

Crazy Quilting: A Metaphor for Our Lives

During the month of October, 2014, the Center is offering a 3 session program that uses the centuries-old art form to help make a connection with our crazy outer lives and the beautiful inner life we would like… Read More

SPRING – SUMMER NEWSLETTER

Our February newsletter for Spring and Summer is now online at St. Placid Newsletter. Read about our fundraising concert by Ensemble Electra–featuring Vicki Boeckman on Recorder, Tekla Cunningham on Violin, and Jillon S. Dupree on Harpsichord. This is… Read More

Needle-felted Gifts at St. Placid Priory

If you missed our holiday bazaars this year–the Schafer Meadows Fiberfest (fairgrounds at Elma) and TideFest (Gig Harbor High School)–know that it is not altogether too late! There is still an opportunity to pick up a lovely needle felted… Read More

Priory Knitters & Spinners at TIDEFEST!

This year the Priory Knitters and Spinners will be at TIDEFEST–find them in a corner booth at the Auxilliary Gym at Gig Harbor High School.  Needle felted Santas and birds and many other handcrafted items will be available… Read More

Distinguished Alum of the Year

Sister Sharon McDonald‘s family has six generations of membership history at Visitation Catholic Church in Tacoma.  Visitation School chose Sister Sharon for their 2013 Distinguished Alumni of the Year award.  Sister Sharon, accompanied by Sister Maureen O’Larey, was… Read More

Golden Jubilee

Sister Sharon McDonald, OSB and Sister Lucy Wynkoop, OSB celebrated 50 years of vowed Benedictine monastic life this year.  They renewed their Monastic Promise  on July 11, and on July 14 family and friends came to help us… Read More

New Book by Ken Peterson, Obl.OSB

Kenneth Peterson, Benedictine Oblate of St. Placid Priory, has a new book coming out in November.  Prayer as Night Falls:  Experiencing Compline is the fruit of Ken’s years of singing compline at St. Mark’s Cathedral in Seattle.  His book… Read More